Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site, Newburgh

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  • August 2, 2017
    It was great and worthwhile to see where the Headquarters were for the Revolutionary War and to learn that this was the site where Washington accepted the surrender from the Brits.  more »
  • July 22, 2017
    Washington's Headquarters is a wonderful piece of history in the Hudson Valley. The tour guide was knowledgeable and friendly. The tour is about 30 minutes, which is the perfect amount of time to see ...  more »
  • July 11, 2017
    I had lived in the area for decades before finally visiting Washington's Headquarters. I found the tour to be really interesting. I learned a few new things about Washington and [spoiler alert] the pu...  more »
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  • June 16, 2017
    Amazing tour, learned a lot about our first President. Our tour guide was very entertaining and enthralling. So glad we came!
  • June 4, 2017
    Nice museum with lots of local history located adjacent to the well preserved Washington headquarters. Good tour guide who was very knowledgeable of the history of the house.
  • June 22, 2017
    Fun day trip, wonderful tour guide. Very informative
  • January 17, 2017
    Worth a visit. It wouldn't kill you to actually learn something. George Washington was the only man in history to have his own kingdom and gave it up in the hopes of a long lasting Constiutional Republic.
  • October 25, 2016
    Painted by Thomas Doughty (1793-1856). Doughty was one of the painters whose work predates the Hudson River School style; he gives a very romantic view of this spit of land. Most of his work does not specify a location, idealizing even further, but in this case this unusual land feature, which today is a state park, get specific mention

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